Social assessments

Funded by In-kind by partners
Type Working group
Time period 2014-03-03 - Ongoing

This group has a focus on social aspects throughout the entire life cycle.


There is a need of working with/handle social aspects in a (harmonized) structured way throughout the entire life cycle in complement to environmental-LCA. Swedish Life Cycle Center has gathered researchers within Sweden who are active within this field together with some of our industry partners which has taking part of the international methodology development to share experiences.


Explore how to handle social aspects throughout the entire life cycle:
a. common research projects
b. forum for discussion: exchange of information, learn from each other
c. common strategic intelligence
d. participate in the 7th international conference on Social LCA in Gothenburg 2020.

7th international conference on Social LCA 2020, Gothenburg


This group has no chair at the moment and the dialogue is taking part at My page in the Swedish Life Cycle Center internal page.

Photo:  Jilbert Ebrahimi on Unsplash

Project organisation
Chalmers University of Technology Essity Hygiene and Health IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute KTH Royal Institute of Technology Nouryon RISE Research Institutes of Sweden SKF Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Volvo Car Group Vattenfall